What does a Qualified Bookkeeper do in a Business Anyway?

Business is not for the faint of heart.

Business owners will quickly tell you the amount of stress they go through just to keep up with the demand, sustain the growth of the business, or plug problems before it can deal a fatal blow.

The constant juggling of different duties makes it easier to forget transactions that are supposed to be recorded and fail submitting necessary compliance documents in time. Continue reading

What Is The Cost Of A Good Business Bookkeeper?

Bookkeeping is an essential part of a business’s operations. It allows business owners to track financial progress and have their documents organised to deal with the annual tax season without paying the rate of an accountant. These are the reasons why bookkeeping services are a big hit with small to medium enterprises in Australia.

When looking to acquire the services of a bookkeeper and the cost involved, it’s important that you know the services and performance standards you’re paying for. Here are some of the things you should expect when paying for bookkeeping services: Continue reading

5 Good Reasons Why Your Bookkeeper Should Be a BAS Agent

Business Activity Statements— the dreaded moment all business owners in Australia face. Going through the motions of tax calculation and reporting is mentally, physically, emotionally, and, if you make mistakes, financially draining.

On a good day, reporting your BAS is exhausting as it is. Now add more factors into the mix and you’re looking at gibberish too complicated for your own good you’d wish that there’s someone who can do this efficiently for you, as getting your bookkeeper to do it for you may not be technically legal.

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Tradies Bookkeeping Tips To Save You Time and Money

A common issue with a lot of trades people (tradies) is dealing with the horror of the business administration aspect of their business. After spending the day taking care of clients, the last thing you want to do is come back to the office to deal with bookkeeping tasks.

From working with tradies in various industries and helping them with their bookkeeping we know how difficult it can be to find simple software to generate invoices. We have some recommendations that we will discuss later. Continue reading

Is BAS and Tax Reporting Getting You Down

Business owners have to keep up with a lot of tax reporting. You’ve got your annual personal income tax return and business tax returns, plus BAS documents to report your GST every month or quarter. Gone are the days when you could just plug your group certificate figures into the tax forms and hopefully get some extra spending money back!
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